The Mountain Sprite's Kingdom and Other Stories.

SKU: 17290

With illustrations by Ernest Griset. Includes The Mountain-Sprite's Kingdom, Black Rolf of Rookstone, The Hermit, the Rhine Castle. Edward Knatchbull [1829-1893] was Austen niece Fanny Knight's son. He was an MP and later raised to the Peerage and made a Baron, when he switched from the Liberal to the Conservative Party. He published several books of fantasy stories for children which were quite popular in the time. This book was first published in 1881.  Page edges gilt all around. Pretty embossed green cloth cover. A little cocked. Tight binding, clean pages except for light foxing of last free end paper. Excellent condition. Printed by Clay & Taylor (Bungay). George Routledge and Sons. London. 1885. USED. $180.00